Oct 25, 2013
By Dale Goldhawk
11:15 am ET | Bob Rogers
12:05 pm ET | Susan Eng
12:15 pm ET | Billy Cheung
GUEST – Bob Rogers, Executive Director, Canadian Hemochromatosis Society
TOPIC – Canadian Hemochromatosis Society
INFO – Some background about hereditary hemochromatosis:
WHAT IS HEMOCHROMATOSIS
Hereditary hemochromatosis (or iron overload) is an inherited disorder that causes the body to absorb two or three times the normal amount of iron. Over the years, the excess builds up in the vital organs, joints and tissues where it can cause a number of debilitating and potentially fatal conditions such as liver and heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.
GUEST – Susan Eng, VP Advocacy, CARP
TOPIC – Susan will discuss the following and how it affects all Zoomers.
INFO – The strongest champion of CPP reform invited Canada’s largest advocacy organization to: “Go out and put pressure on us!”
GUEST -Billy Cheung, GFB Pharmacist and Past Chair of Ontario Pharmacists’ Association Board of Directors
TOPIC – the start of flu season – tips for staying healthy and the importance of getting your flu shot.